1997 Lincoln Mark VIII Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Lincoln Mark VIII

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1997 Lincoln Mark VIII Problems

Inspect transmission/fluid every 30,000 miles

You may be able to prevent transmission problems by servicing the transmission and inspecting the fluid every 15,000 to 30,000 miles. If the fluid is dark or burned then the transmission fluid should be changed.

Adjust AC Clutch Air Gap For Proper Compressor Operation

Checking and adjusting the AC compressor clutch air gap can extend the service life of the AC compressor.

Oil coated air filer causing mass air flow sensor failure

Do not use air filters with oil-coated elements. They may cause premature failure of the mass air flow sensor; this is not covered under the warranty.

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1997 Lincoln Mark VIII Questions

any experience with dash lights failing to light up? (1 answer)

Dash lights quit working; was intermittently, now, not at all .

Why doesn't a/c blow out my vents? Only out of my defrost. (3 answers)

overheating (2 answers)

idles great but still overheats when driving no air in system don't know what to do next

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1997 Lincoln Mark VIII Recalls

Recall 07V336000
ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS, PASSENGER VEHICLES, SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, AND MOTOR HOMES CHASSIS, THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH MAY, UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, LEAK INTERNALLY AND THEN OVERHEAT, SMOKE, OR BURN.

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1997 Lincoln Mark VIII Reviews

check the fuel lines and pump
I have a 1997 Lincoln Mark 8 and when I take my foot off of the accelerator it cuts off, what could be the problem?
i love my 1997 lin mark8 lsc .

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